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Dishwashers

Indesit DFG15B1IT

Indesit DFG15B1IT

From £245
  • Design type: Freestanding
  • Programs: 5
  • Noise level: 49dB
7 Offers from 2 shops >
Neff S41E50

Neff S41E50

From £434
  • Design type: Freestanding
  • Programme Input: Push buttons
  • Programs: 5
3 Offers from 1 shop >
Smeg DI6FAB

Smeg DI6FAB

From £939
  • Design type: Built Under
  • Programs: 10
  • Noise level: 43dB
2 Offers from 1 shop >
Smeg DF6FAB

Smeg DF6FAB

From £870
  • Design type: Freestanding
  • Programs: 10
  • Noise level: 42dB
4 Offers from 2 shops >
Bosch SKS50E32

Bosch SKS50E32

From £330
  • Design type: Freestanding
  • Programme Input: Push buttons
  • Programs: 5
1 Offer from 1 shop >
Bosch SKS62E22

Bosch SKS62E22

From £449
  • Design type: Built Under
  • Programme Input: Push buttons
  • Programs: 6
1 Offer from 1 shop >
Swan SDW 7040

Swan SDW 7040

From £520
  • Design type: Freestanding
  • Programme Input: Push buttons
  • Programs: 5
8 Offers from 2 shops >
Indesit DFP 27T94

Indesit DFP 27T94

From £280
  • Design type: Built Under
  • Programme Input: Push buttons
  • Programs: 6
1 Offer from 1 shop >
Indesit DIF04

Indesit DIF04

From £220
  • Design type: Integrated
  • Programme Input: Push buttons
  • Programs: 4
2 Offers from 2 shops >
Ariston LSTB 4B00

Ariston LSTB 4B00

From £414
  • Design type: Built Under
  • Programme Input: Electronic
  • Programs: 4
1 Offer from 1 shop >
CDA WC 431

CDA WC 431

From £359
  • Design type: Built Under
  • Programme Input: Push button
  • Programs: 5
2 Offers from 2 shops >
Hotpoint FDFEX 11011

Hotpoint FDFEX 11011

From £278
  • Design type: Freestanding
  • Programme Input: Push button
  • Programs: 8
1 Offer from 1 shop >
Candy CDS420

Candy CDS420

From £505
  • Design type: Built Under
  • Programs: 7
  • Noise level: 52dB
1 Offer from 1 shop >
Hotpoint LTB4M116

Hotpoint LTB4M116

From £279
  • Design type: Freestanding
  • Programme Input: Electronic
  • Programs: 4
1 Offer from 1 shop >
Bosch SMV50C00

Bosch SMV50C00

From £399
  • Design type: Integrated
  • Programs: 5
  • Noise level: 50dB
2 Offers from 2 shops >
AEG FSS62600P

AEG FSS62600P

From £599
  • Design type: Integrated
  • Programme Input: Touch screen
  • Programs: 6
2 Offers from 1 shop >
Hoover DDY 65543

Hoover DDY 65543

From £839
  • Design type: Freestanding
  • Programme Input: Touch screen
  • Programs: 12
1 Offer from 1 shop >
Bartscher BT111560

Bartscher BT111560

From £3,209
  • Design type: Built Under
  • Programme Input: Push button
1 Offer from 1 shop >
Hotpoint LSTF 9M124 C

Hotpoint LSTF 9M124 C

From £497
  • Design type: Built Under
  • Programme Input: Electronic
  • Programs: 9
1 Offer from 1 shop >
Montpellier DW 1064 P

Montpellier DW 1064 P

From £225
  • Design type: Freestanding
  • Programs: 6
  • Noise level: 54dB
1 Offer from 1 shop >
Whirlpool WIC 3 C 26

Whirlpool WIC 3 C 26

From £379
  • Design type: Built Under
  • Programme Input: Push buttons
  • Programs: 8
1 Offer from 1 shop >
Bosch SMV 46 KX 01 E

Bosch SMV 46 KX 01 E

From £673
  • Design type: Integrated
  • Programme Input: Push buttons
  • Programs: 6
1 Offer from 1 shop >
Neff S413I60B3E

Neff S413I60B3E

From £671
  • Design type: Integrated
  • Programme Input: Push buttons
  • Programs: 6
1 Offer from 1 shop >
Bosch SMV68MD01G

Bosch SMV68MD01G

From £598
  • Design type: Integrated
  • Programme Input: Touch screen
  • Programs: 8
2 Offers from 2 shops >
Bosch SPS66PW00E

Bosch SPS66PW00E

From £884
  • Design type: Freestanding
  • Programme Input: Electronic, Push button
  • Programs: 6
1 Offer from 1 shop >
Hotpoint HKIO3C22CEW

Hotpoint HKIO3C22CEW

From £520
  • Design type: Integrated
  • Programme Input: Push buttons
  • Programs: 9
1 Offer from 1 shop >
Hoover HDI1LO38B

Hoover HDI1LO38B

From £239
  • Design type: Integrated
  • Programme Input: Push buttons, Touch screen, Electronic
  • Programs: 6
2 Offers from 1 shop >
Sharp S22F472I DE

Sharp S22F472I DE

From £493
  • Design type: Freestanding
  • Programme Input: Push buttons
  • Programs: 8
1 Offer from 1 shop >
Siemens SN26P880

Siemens SN26P880

From £874
  • Design type: Built Under
  • Programme Input: Push button
  • Programs: 6
1 Offer from 1 shop >
Bosch SMD 46 IW 03 E

Bosch SMD 46 IW 03 E

From £721
  • Design type: Integrated
  • Programme Input: Push buttons, Electronic
  • Programs: 6
1 Offer from 1 shop >
Siemens SN 536 M 03 ME

Siemens SN 536 M 03 ME

From £760
  • Design type: Integrated
  • Programme Input: Push buttons
  • Programs: 6
1 Offer from 1 shop >
Hoover HDI1LO63S 80

Hoover HDI1LO63S 80

From £419
  • Design type: Integrated
  • Programme Input: Push buttons
  • Programs: 5
1 Offer from 1 shop >
Indesit DISR 14B EU

Indesit DISR 14B EU

From £319
  • Design type: Built Under
  • Programme Input: Push button
  • Programs: 4
1 Offer from 1 shop >
Siemens SN 736 X 03 ME

Siemens SN 736 X 03 ME

From £749
  • Design type: Integrated
  • Programme Input: Push button
  • Programs: 6
1 Offer from 1 shop >
Smeg LVFABCR

Smeg LVFABCR

From £1,112
  • Design type: Freestanding
  • Programme Input: Push buttons
  • Programs: 9
1 Offer from 1 shop >
Whirlpool WFE 2 B 19 X

Whirlpool WFE 2 B 19 X

From £379
  • Design type: Freestanding
  • Programme Input: Push button
  • Programs: 5
1 Offer from 1 shop >
Candy CDIM 6120 PR

Candy CDIM 6120 PR

From £588
  • Design type: Integrated
  • Programme Input: Push button
  • Programs: 12
1 Offer from 1 shop >
Siemens SN 236 W 03 ME

Siemens SN 236 W 03 ME

From £690
  • Design type: Freestanding
  • Programme Input: Push buttons
  • Programs: 6
1 Offer from 1 shop >
Bosch SMS 46 MW 01 E

Bosch SMS 46 MW 01 E

From £779
  • Design type: Freestanding
  • Programme Input: Push buttons
  • Programs: 6
1 Offer from 1 shop >
Gorenje GS 62010 S

Gorenje GS 62010 S

From £298
  • Design type: Freestanding
  • Programme Input: Push buttons
  • Programs: 5
1 Offer from 1 shop >
Smeg DFD613W

Smeg DFD613W

From £392
  • Design type: Freestanding
  • Programme Input: Push buttons
  • Programs: 5
1 Offer from 1 shop >
Bosch SMI24AM00E

Bosch SMI24AM00E

From £601
  • Design type: Integrated
  • Programme Input: Rotary dials, Electronic, Push button
  • Programs: 4
1 Offer from 1 shop >
AEG FSE83710P

AEG FSE83710P

From £823
  • Design type: Integrated
  • Programme Input: Touch screen, Electronic
  • Programs: 8
2 Offers from 2 shops >
Indesit DIFP8T96

Indesit DIFP8T96

From £295
  • Design type: Integrated
  • Programme Input: digital
  • Programs: 8
1 Offer from 1 shop >
Candy CDIL952

Candy CDIL952

From £249
  • Design type: Built Under
  • Programme Input: Touch screen
  • Programs: 6
1 Offer from 1 shop >
Electrolux ESL5205LO

Electrolux ESL5205LO

From £557
  • Design type: Built Under
  • Programme Input: Electronic
  • Programs: 5
1 Offer from 1 shop >
Exquisit GSP 9109.1

Exquisit GSP 9109.1

From £476
  • Design type: Freestanding
  • Programme Input: Electronic
  • Programs: 6
1 Offer from 1 shop >
Neff S481C40S0E

Neff S481C40S0E

From £516
  • Design type: Integrated
  • Programme Input: Push buttons, Rotary dials
  • Programs: 4
1 Offer from 1 shop >
Hotpoint HBO3C22WX

Hotpoint HBO3C22WX

From £561
  • Design type: Integrated
  • Programme Input: Electronic
  • Programs: 9
1 Offer from 1 shop >
Stoves SDW60

Stoves SDW60

From £374
  • Design type: Integrated
  • Programme Input: Electronic
  • Programs: 6
1 Offer from 1 shop >
Smeg ST2FABR

Smeg ST2FABR

From £1,112
  • Design type: Integrated
  • Noise level: 43dB
1 Offer from 1 shop >
AEG F50012

AEG F50012

From £735
  • Design type: Built Under
  • Programme Input: Push buttons, Rotary dials
  • Programs: 4
1 Offer from 1 shop >
Bosch SMU 46 IS 04 S

Bosch SMU 46 IS 04 S

From £741
  • Design type: Integrated
  • Programme Input: Electronic, Push button
  • Programs: 6
1 Offer from 1 shop >
Hoover DYM886TPW

Hoover DYM886TPW

From £399
1 Offer from 1 shop >
Bosch SPU46MS01E

Bosch SPU46MS01E

From £763
  • Design type: Integrated
  • Programme Input: Electronic, Push button
  • Programs: 6
1 Offer from 1 shop >
Bosch SPI46MS01E

Bosch SPI46MS01E

From £838
  • Design type: Integrated
  • Programme Input: Electronic
  • Programs: 6
1 Offer from 1 shop >
Bosch SPI46IS01E

Bosch SPI46IS01E

From £716
  • Design type: Integrated
  • Programme Input: Electronic, Push button
  • Programs: 6
1 Offer from 1 shop >
Bosch SPI66TS01E

Bosch SPI66TS01E

From £942
  • Design type: Integrated
  • Programme Input: Electronic, Push button
  • Programs: 6
1 Offer from 1 shop >
Hotpoint HKIO3T1239WE

Hotpoint HKIO3T1239WE

From £571
  • Design type: Integrated
  • Programme Input: Push buttons, Electronic
  • Programs: 9
1 Offer from 1 shop >
Exquisit GSP 9112

Exquisit GSP 9112

From £486
  • Design type: Freestanding
  • Programs: 6
  • Noise level: 49dB
2 Offers from 1 shop >

Buying Guide - Dishwashers

Types

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You have to know what's out there before you can decide what to buy.  There are several different types of dishwashers on the market, each with its own unique features.  It's well worth taking your time to learn about each different type of dishwasher, as this will help narrow your list of possible models for purchase.


Built-In (semi-integrated) Dishwasher
A built-in dishwasher is perhaps the most common type of dishwasher these days as most homes now have fitted kitchens.  These models are installed neatly into the kitchen cabinetry, and offer the most variety in terms of style, features and available upgrades.


Integrated Dishwasher
Designed to be concealed behind a kitchen unit door.  The cabinet facing is attached to the front of the appliance, camouflaging it so that it blends in completely with the rest of your kitchen.

Drawer Dishwasher
These have a separate top and bottom drawer instead of the standard top and bottom sliding racks.  Most models allow you to use the two drawers independently: you can run a wash cycle through either drawer alone, or both drawers together.

Compact Dishwasher
These small-scale models are well suited to use in a small kitchen.  If you want the convenience of automated dishwashing but do not have sufficient kitchen space for a conventional machine, choose a compact dishwasher.  These are available in several models including slimline, portable and countertop.

Efficiency

We're all concerned with energy efficiency these days, whether it's because we care about the planet or simply want to get our utility bills down.  In response to this, dishwasher manufacturers have responded with many special energy-saving features designed to conserve water and energy as well as reduce operating costs.
As you shop for dishwashers, pay special attention to the water consumption information noted on the EU Energy Label.  All dishwashers should have this sticker prominently displayed.


If you can't find the EU label, it's fairly easy to figure out a particular model's water efficiency on your own.  You just need to divide the dishwasher's water consumption (generally listed in litres per standard cycle) by its capacity (the number of place settings it will handle).  The most efficient models will have a water efficiency rating of 1.08 litres per place setting or less; the worst may use three or more litres.

Another way to ensure your new dishwasher will be energy efficient is to look for the Waterwise Marque.  This is awarded annually for appliances and other household products that reduce water consumption.

If you purchase the most efficient dishwasher on the market, you must still use it properly to get the maximum benefit.

These simple tips can help improve your dishwasher's efficiency:

  • Only wash full loads

  • Take advantage of any special wash cycles or settings

  • Don't pre-rinse

Settings and wash cycles

oven

Even the most basic dishwashers have at least three wash cycles:  heavy (for pots and pans), normal and light.  These three settings are usually enough to tackle the average household's dirty dishes, but if you desire a more up-market dishwasher, you're certainly spoilt for choice when it comes to additional cycles and settings.
If you're particularly hard on your dishes, look for dishwashers with a pot-scrubber cycle, a high pressure cycle, or a soak/scrub setting.


Some dishwashers offer a delicate cycle that will clean and sanitise china and crystal without damage.

For energy efficiency and water conservation, choose models that have an economy cycle, steam clean setting or a water-saving half-load cycle.

Many modern dishwashers have a quick clean cycle, a rinse-and-hold setting, or a timed setting to program the appliance to run on delay: you'll never come home to dirty dishes again.

A dishwasher with a high-temperature sanitising cycle is great for sterilising your baby's bottles and utensils; a definite plus to protect the health of your child.

Special features

If your budget doesn't allow for a load of high-end features and tech-y extras, you can still get plenty of great functionality from today's dishwashers.


Adjustable Racks
Whether it's moveable racks, variable tines, or silverware and stemware holders, modern dishwashers usually have some kind of internal reconfiguration option.  This makes it quick and easy to load pans, plates and serving dishes.


Sensor Technology
Now found on many high-end dishwashers, dirt sensors automatically sense how much leftover food is on your dishes and adjusts water temperature and cycle length accordingly.

Filters
The whole point of using a dishwasher is to remove food particles from your dishes. Dishwashers now come equipped with powerful filters that remove food and keep the washing and rinsing water clean.  There are two kinds of dishwasher filter:

  • Self-cleaning - an internal grinder mashes up debris and sends it down the drain: can be a bit noisy.

  • Manual - no grinder, but just as effective (and quieter); has to be removed and cleaned by hand.


Stainless Steel Interior
Being more durable than plastic, a stainless steel internal tub means your new dishwasher is likely to last longer than a standard model.  You will pay more for a stainless steel dishwasher.

Touchpad Controls
A hidden touch panel makes for a very sleek and chic dishwasher design.  There are no bulky buttons or knobs on the face of the appliance; all the controls are instead set along the top edge of the door and are totally invisible when the dishwasher door is closed.  The hidden touchpad is a nice feature if you've small children - little fingers won't be able to push buttons or turn knobs when your back is turned.